Last Updated 11/01/2017
Founded in 2009 by the editor-in-chief Rom Levy, Street Art News is one of the leading blogs dedicated to urban art. Catering to ‘art geeks’ Street Art News takes it’s readers beyond the whimsical beauty of street art and into the conceptual meaning behind it. Featuring images of street art from different parts of the world, like the Netherlands, Dubai, France, and America, this blog perfectly illustrates how it relates to our surroundings and the social messages it strives to convey.
Jackson’s Art Blog is a much-loved resource for those with more traditional tastes in the arts, with extensive coverage of oil paintings, watercolours, drawing, and printmaking. The blog also features interviews with artists, industry news, and reviews of the latest exhibitions.
Launched in 2011, Art History News is the most widely read art history blog. The blog is authored by Dr Bendor Grosvenor, an art historian, TV presenter, and dealer specialising in Old Masters and British pictures, especially portraits. The blog serves as a vital resource for those interested in art history related news stories, such as new exhibitions, research and recently discovered paintings.
Authored by writer, curator and critic Régine Debatty, We Make Money Not Art is a thoughtful and introspective blog that takes you to the heart of bold creatives who challenges the conventions of art to bring a new perspective through their work. For readers wanting more engagement with the abstract meaning behind contemporary art, Régine’s blog makes for a perfect read.
Written by Rosie Davies, an artist and printmaker who uses her blog to share progression in her drawings. For Rosie, sharing artwork on her blog stimulates her creativity. Based in Wales, Rosie travels with her sketchbook constantly looking for any opportunity to scribble her ideas down. For those who are interested in the life of an artist, Scribblah is an interesting read.
Authored by artist and writer Katherine Tyrrell, Making a Mark is one of the top art blogs with 10 million page views. Described as a go-to for punters and artists alike, this blog includes annual itineraries of major UK art exhibitions as well as in-depth news, analysis and spotlights on new talent.
Launched in 2005, Hooked is a street art blog that features all the latest news from London and across the world. For the editorial team at Hooked, the blog is a space to share their love of the craft and contemporary street art. For readers Hooked is an essential place to find out about exhibitions, new books, and cool art spaces across London.
Blogger Jane Parker uses her blog to focus on the artistic architecture and unique designs made from things she’s found on the shore of the River Thames. For those living in the capital, Jane’s London encapsulates everything that is special about the city.
Enchanted by the artistic landscape of East London after moving from Yorkshire, the editor of Inspiring City felt moved to set up his blog. With a strong passion for the urban arts scene this blog features interviews with street artists, as well as cultural street walks that capture the creative spirit of places like Brixton, Hackney and Camden.
Urban Kultur Blog is an award-winning underground culture blog which covers street art. Set up in 2011 by a blogger who is simply known as Steven to share his love of underground culture, the blog has since grown to include interviews with street art legends Christian Guemy (C215) and Jef Aerosol.
The fundamentals of working with bloggers are the same as with traditional journalists at traditional media outlets: respect their schedules; take time to read their material to learn their interests; and only contact them if/when they want to be contacted.
Vuelio’s blog ranking methodology takes into consideration social sharing, topic-related content and post frequency. Profiles of these art blogs and their authors can be found in the Vuelio Media Database.
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